Eli Lilly and Co.’s rebound bolsters endowment

The value of Lilly Endowment Inc.’s principal holding—Eli Lilly and Co. stock—has increased nearly $2 billion over the past two years, bolstering the private foundation’s philanthropic firepower after a decade of declining or stagnant assets.

Read More

Yakey takes new role at Lilly Endowment

The Lilly Endowment has named former Indianapolis Economic Development Corp. president Wallace "Ace" Yakey Jr. as the vice president for community development, the Indianapolis grant maker announced Tuesday.

Read More

Lilly Endowment awards Butler biz accelerator $3M

The gift will enable the accelerator to keep providing consulting services to mid-size Indiana businesses using the experience of consultants, as well as Butler University faculty and students. It launched in 2005 with the help of a $22 million grant from the endowment.

Read More